A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO AMEND THE LAWS PERTAINING TO CHILD CUSTODY TO PROVIDE FOR A REBUTTABLE PRESUMPTION OF SHARED PARENTING.
Identical to H 534, filed 4/3/13.
Amends GS 50-13.2 (Who entitled to custody; terms of custody; visitation rights of grandparents; taking child out of State), changing title to Who entitled to custody; presumption of shared parenting; terms of custody; visitation rights of grandparents; taking child out of State. Provides that there is a presumption that shared parenting is in the best interest of the child. This presumption can be rebutted by the greater weight of the evidence. Defines shared parenting as each parent sharing, as close as possible, an equal amount of time with the child.
© 2021 School of Government The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
This work is copyrighted and subject to "fair use" as permitted by federal copyright law. No portion of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means without the express written permission of the publisher. Distribution by third parties is prohibited. Prohibited distribution includes, but is not limited to, posting, e-mailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, installing on intranets or servers, and redistributing via a computer network or in printed form. Unauthorized use or reproduction may result in legal action against the unauthorized user.